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>>> and now from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 6:00. >>> story continues to unfold in the resignation of general david petraeus. new details tonight about a second woman that led to the fbi investigation. >>> veterans day commemorations across the country. how thousands in our area honored members of the armed forces today. >>> and good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. there were events all over the d.c. area today to honor our war heroes. the president began the day laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown solder in arlington. he thanked all military members for their service and said their contributions would not be forgotten. derek ward has a look at some of the other ways the area paid tribute to our veterans today. >> reporter: wheelchairs lined up with military precision awaiting this morning muster, a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the wreath laying ceremony on a day we pause to give them thanks. >> i really appreciate them doing this for us. >> on behalf of the boy scouts of america, i present this flag. >> reporter: older veterans would
because they did not know they could wait inside. here in northwest washington, we heard reports of people standing in these lines for as long as three hours. >> i've been voting here for 25, 30 years and i've never seen lines like this. never. >> reporter: later in the afternoon, many of the lines were gone. like here at the boys and girls club in laurel. >> it wasn't too long. it was worth the wait. >> reporter: he said it shows residents are dedicated to making their vote count. >> clearly there is frustration. the good and the bad. people are coming out and coming out in record numbers. >> polls close here in maryland at 8:00. reporting live from green belt. news4. >> thank you. >>> it is a cold day and night for all those voters standing in those lines outside the polling locations. storm team 4 meteorologist doug kammerer is here with a look at some win weather and more of it headed our way. >> it is possible. i think by this time tomorrow, some areas will be seeing at least some snow flakes in parts of our area. this cold air is here and all we need is the storm. a coastal storm mak
for supporters of same-sex marriage. voters in maryland, maine and washington state all approved gay marriage yesterday. in minnesota, voters defeated the measure that would define marriage as only between a man and a woman. news4's chris gordon shows us the new law in maryland includes protections for people who are opposed to gay marriage. >> reporter: supporters of marriage equality, celebrated. 51% of the voters cast ballots against it. >> as the world changes, you have to accept ideas. so i had to go along with it. it wasn't my belief. >> you're born who you are. how can a christian tell son th -- someone they can't marry who they want to. >> reporter: same-sex marriages in churches throughout the state. but the law says any pastor, caterer, photographer or party planner who doesn't want to participate in the gay marriage doesn't have to. >> it's important for people to understand that two-thirds of the bill contains religious exemption language. that exempts clergy and religious institutions who do not acknowledge same-sex marriage because of their particular beliefs. >> reporter: some
combat commander caught even washington, d.c., off guard. nbc news. >>> the resignation of general petraeus raises a whole lot of questions. david gregory of "meet the press" joins us now with more on the potential fallout from the cia director's resignation. the hardest thing to keep in washington is a secret. was this affair widely known? >> no. not to me. i think that washington seems to be collectively very surprised by this. the president was surprised by it. found out yesterday. they talked. the president thought about it overnight and accepted the resignation. senator feinstein said publicly she wished the president had not accepted the resignation because it's a real blow. this is a real surprise. i mean, as the piece sets up, the timing is so curious with the benghazi stuff bearing down and people close to petraeus says it has nothing to do with that. find this incredibly surprising and the election is over and the washington intrigue has just begun. >> how long before we know who the other party is, do you think? >> i don't know. i mean, in this media age, i don't know if
has washington asking how and why? the woman suddenly in the spotlight, author paula broadwell isn't saying. back in january she was promoting her book of the general. >> absolutely loves the agency, and the i think it's a great place for him. >> reporter: while the west point graduate and army reserve officer had close access to the cia director. federal agents investigating whether she had access to e-mails or his computer. >> the fbi's investigation took place on computers there did not necessarily -- was not necessarily focused on him. information by accident. >> reporter: law enforcement and multiple sources tell nbc news that e-mails between general petraeus and paula broadwell were indicative of an extramarital affair. nbc news tried but unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. in his resignation letter, the retired four star general, showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. law enforcement agents say the general is not under investigation and they don't expect an inquiry will result in rim nall charges. petraeus was the man who turned around
>>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 6:00. >>> the political mad dash. president obama and mitt romney race across the country today looking for last-minute votes. good evening, everybody, i'm jim handly. jim rosenfield is on assignment tonight. it is the final sprint to election day, and the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll confirms a nearly deadlocked rate. 48-47%. candidates are crisscrossing the country tonight. brian mooar follows them as they make their final case to voters. >> just two more days. >> reporter: two days before voters go to the polls. republican nominee mitt romney and president obama were fighting for votes in the battleground states. >> florida, in two days, you've got a choice to make. >> reporter: the final nbc news poll before the election shows the candidates are in a dead heat. president obama with a 48% to 47% lead. but the president's handling of hurricane sandy has boosted his approval numbers. >> you don't know what crisis the next president is going to confirm. >> reporter: in ohio, governor romney is six po
, are those temperatures going to be coming down. 63 here in washington. 39 in columbus, ohio. we can see where the cold front is. 67 in morgantown. only 50 in pittsburgh. the numbers dropping very, very quickly. they'll continue to do so right through your morning. i'll show you what to expect when you wake up tomorrow morning and what to expect the next few days as well. you haven't needed the coats much. you'll need them tomorrow. >>> route 75 in frederick county is expected to be closed for hours now, after a deadly crash there. this afternoon, two people were killed, three others were injured when a tractor-trailer collided with a pickup truck. maryland state police believe the tractor-trailer was going around a sharp curve when it turned over. and crushed the smaller truck. two people in that pickup truck were killed. >>> gasoline rationing is ending in new jersey. the state imposed the rationing after hurricane sandy. governor chris christie said gas supplies are now plentiful and the rationing will end tomorrow. no word on what will happen to a similar gas rationing plan in new yo
is not in afghanistan tonight. he came here to washington for a hearing that was to be held tomorrow. it has been put off, day after tomorrow on, what allen still hope will be his promotion to a better job. instead, his reputation is being called into question. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, was on track to be nato commander until the disclosure that he is under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley, a socialite in tampa and general allen allegedly exchanged e-mails and documents that were called inappropriate. allen insisted there was no affair. kelley's complaints that she was getting harassing e-mails led the fbi to paula broadwell and the affair between broadwell and general david petraeus. unlike petraeus who has admitted infidelity and resign as director of the cia, allen got a vote of confidence today from president obama. >> he has faith in general allen. he believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. >> reporter: the petraeus scandal has washington stunned. some are angry that the afghan war costing so many u.s. lives and dollars was hardly mentioned until th
to rise. as they kept counting votes today in florida, washington was counting, 53 days until the fiscal cliff. deep defense cuts and cuts in social service spending. and more ominously, tax hikes on everyone. that could spark a return to recession. says a senator who is bailing out of washington's gridlock. >> anything could serve as a trip wire to igniting another financial crisis. >> reporter: urging president obama to lead to a budget deal that avoids a cliff. after his victory tuesday, he's sure to demand as part of any agreement to cut spending a tax hike on the wealthy, says a top obama aide. >> he talked about it in debates, in speeches, on the need for balanced deficit reduction that included new revenues. and he was reelected by, you know, in a significant way. >> reporter: house speaker republican john boehner seemed to signal he gets that. >> we're willing to accept some additional revenues via tax reform. we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> reporter: but anti-tax conservatives are jumping in to clarify and warn the speaker not to buckle. >> boe
the city is benefiting from two decades of aggressive redevelopment. >> that's why washington, d.c. is the fastest growing city in america today, and why we're not detroit. >> the district has about a total of 750,000 jobs right now. the city says there's plenty of room for more. jim? >> tom sherwood, thanks, tom. >>> our streak of cold weather is going to continue. what should we expect for tonight? chief meteorologist doug kammerer joins us with that. hey, doug. >> more cold weather. we're just going to stay right in this trend. right on through the next couple of days and probably into next week, too. our average high temperature is 59. i really don't even see us having a chance to get there for the next week or so. temperatures right now, look at these numbers. at 6:00 at night, these are winter-like numbers. 45 in washington. 39 in manassas. look at winchester, virginia, right now at 34 degrees. frederick, maryland, coming in at 36. so that tells you we're in for a very cold night tonight. one maybe saving grace, notice the cloud cover moving into the area. we'll talk about
everybody's surviving. >> it's the cold temperatures. 50 degrees up there in washington. 46 in leesburg. 45 in winchester. winchester in the 30s right now. they're going to be going down a lot more. as we make our way into the morning i'll show you those wind chills when you wake up. coming up in my full forecast. >>> the identity of the man who was shot and killed by a d.c. police officer today has just been released. his name was justin turner. he's said to be 28 years old. the d.c. police say turner attacked an officer with a knife in northeast washington this morning. police are responding to a domestic dispute when the suspect attacked the officer from behind. the officer's injuries are said to be not life-threatening. >>> tonight the reward in a deadly shooting in charles county has increased to $20,000. somebody opened fire on a married couple as they walked on a trail in waldorf last week. the wife deciied. the his survived. investigators say the man in this sketch is the suspect in that shooting. >>> we have an update now on a news 4 exclusive we brought you yesterday. tonight pat
's accuser today said she decided to go to the police after running into him at the washington episcopal school in bethesda. >>> a principal in the d.c. schools is out of jail tonight after she pleaded not guilty to a charge of simple assault. derrick ward is at the d.c. superior court now with details about a brawl that led to the arrest of the principal. >> well, she's the principal with 19 years experience in the d.c. public school system. today here she was in court pleading guilty to that simple assault charge, pleading not guilty, that is. and this all stems from an incident that happened at homecoming on november 2nd. coolidge senior high school, all of the action was not on the gridiron. a former staff member, two current staffers and the principal were all involved in a dust-up in the high school parking lot. accounts of just what happened vary, but thelma jarrett turned herself in yesterday on simple assault charges. >> this has been a terrible ordeal for principal jarrett. the facts on this case just seem to be incredible. >> rorter: according to the police report, the victim,
that number to an address here on fourth street in northwest washington, where the suspect, 19-year-old demarco miles lives with his mother. he was arrested and charged in the two violent attacks. >> for the price that we're paying for this school, and this tuition, it's really just horrible the way we have to honestly live in fear. >> reporter: the howard student tells police her attacker appeared in a room and made casual conversation. she told him to get out but he didn't. she told police she started texting a friend, then the suspect pulled a set of brass knuckles with a purple blade. documents show he randy her. that's allegedly when he wrote the note saying, since you don't know me, here's my number, and called her an expletive. the fact that he could get in a woman's dorm passing locked doors and sign-in process for visitors, has many students upset. one student told us she's moving out. >> i think this was just kind of a final straw. i don't think it's worth the money to be living here for this to happen. >> reporter: darcy spencer, news4. >>> they say that today is one of the dead
>>> and now from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 6:00. >> the redskins are back and fans are celebrating tonight after the team's big win over the philadelphia eagles. good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. we're starting with the redskins, you know what that means. they came back from their bye week in full force today with rg3 leading the charge with some impressive stats. dan hellie is live at fedexfield with a recap and fans are relieved tonight, dan. >> i'd say relieved is a pretty good way to describe the feeling, maybe a little elation along the way because the redskins did something today they don't do very often. they dominated this game from start to finish. 31-6 winners over their division foes, the philadelphia eagles. the eagles have now lost six games in a row. this probably seals andy reid's fate in philadelphia, and the win keeps the redskins relevant, at least for another couple weeks, especially for next week's thanksgiving day game in dallas. let's take a look at how things went down. robert griffin iii had another record-setting day. a sa
reaction. >> the people back at state here in washington continued to deny additional security. and they continued to do away with security that was already there. >> reporter: democrats pushed back. >> to lay this at the doorstep of the president, or the secretary of state, or the united nations ambassador, you will find us ready and willing to resist to the teeth. >> reporter: a fight over a tragedy that could become, by david petraeus, who as cia director went to benghazi to investigate and will testify to congress tomorrow. petraeus may have quit in disgrace when he admitted adultery, but his believability on national security and bipartisanship will most probably lead both sides in this to believe what petraeus reports tomorrow about libya. from capitol hill, i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> attorney general eric holder talked about the petraeus issue for the first time today. and why the justice department did not notify the white house or anyone on capitol hill about the investigation sooner. president obama didn't find out about it until after election day. >> we do not
are assessing the damage after a massive fire broke out at an historic building in northeast washington last night. there's no word yet on what caused that fire. the two-alarm blaze started in the old union market warehouse off florida avenue. four businesses there suffered heavy damage, including an accessories wholesaler and large meat market. the newly opened union market food hall a block away was not damaged in the fire. >>> coming up on news4 at 6:00, desperate pleas for help and gas. live coverage on the impact of hurricane sandy, continues in new jersey, where the lines are getting longer and longer. plus, actor alec baldwin and his wife are among the millions in the dark in new york. but they didn't wait around for help to arrive. >> i think you really do have to love each other. the moment something goes wrong, we fight for each other furiously. >> here at home the wait is getting longer just to vote. some people are waiting up to five hours. the wait times may depend on where >>> two people have been locked up in connection with a shooting at the university of southern california.
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